Jul 26, 2013 One Michigan mother describes the year she went "from broke to badass" on her northern Michigan farm.
Jul 22, 2013 A factory in Michigan actually pays the state government to bring a public caseworker to the company to help its low-income workers.
Jul 19, 2013 A small business owner shares his take on the bankruptcy and his hopes for Detroit's future.
Jul 18, 2013 Detroit has filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection, making it the largest city in U.S. history to do so.
Jul 8, 2013 The strike has laid bare a tricky cultural divide in the Bay Area, between traffic-weary tech workers who drive the local economy, and blue collar transit workers who feel left behind.
Jun 18, 2013 The Midwest was once the industrial heartland of America -- in many towns, local businesses and high schools were completely integrated into the industrial life of the region.
May 30, 2013 Walmart employees and other low-wage workers hope the spotlight on U.S. companies in Bangladesh galvanizes support for their campaigns at home.
May 27, 2013 A fight over city jewels brews as the emergency manager of Detroit wants to appraise masterpieces from the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Mar 28, 2013 Michigan's new 'right-to-work' law goes into effect, stripping unions in the state of many protections and privileges.